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and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as a land of opportunity. our journey is not complete until all our children, from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown, know that they are cared for and cherished. and always safe from harm. with common effort and common purpose, with passion and dedication, let us answer the call of history and carry into an uncertain future that precious light of freedom. thank you, god bless you. and may he forever bless these united states of america. >> well, this year the inauguration fell on the martin luther king jr. holiday. after being sworn in monday, president obama paused for a moment of reflection in front of the bust of the leader at the capitol rotunda. he was joined by the first lady and congressional leaders. >>> but the president wasn't the only one in the spotlight monday. first daughters sasha and malia obama had quite a few scene-stealing moments of their own. malia buste
as a cautionary tale. we have experienced how careless handle of our information by law enforcement and irresponsible headlines endangers private citizens. and the top u.s. commander in afghanistan was cleared of sending inappropriate emails to jill kelley. >>> senate majority leader harry reid appears to be reversing course and pushing ahead with possible gun legislation. after meeting with fellow democrats he told reporters he expects to have a free amendment process on gun legislation. it's unclear if an assault weapons ban would be included. he said he directed the judiciary committee to take up measures called for by president obama. reid has previously said poses a bill banning assault weapons which stands little chance of passing the house. a bitterly cold arctic blast is gripping half of the nation this morning, making the most basic outside activities treacherous. exposure to the weather is expected in at least four deaths. dangerously low temperatures are shutting down schools and causing water main breaks. warming centers have extended hours to help the influx of homeless
. in the last 40 years one of the biggest changes had been state laws, just in the last couple of years there have been 135 new restrictions mainly by republican legislators on abortion and that has some pro choice activists concerned. they say the big issue is now access. our latest nbc/wall street journal poll shows public opinion is still firmly behind roe v. wade with seven out of ten saying it should be the law of the land. those who disagree will be on the mall today. thousands of them, and among the speakers republican house speaker john boehner and former republican presidential candidate rick santorum. >> thank you. >>> manti te'o speaks in his first on-camera interview since the girlfriend hoax story broke. thursday, te'o told katie couric he was absolutely not in on the prank. and that he was a victim. he admitted to misleading journalists by sticking to the story after the fact saying he was scared. te'o played couric a voice mail message left to him by the unidentified woman. >> hi, i'm just letting you know i got here and i'm getting ready for my first session and just wan
, in this private ceremony in the white house. >> by law, he has to begin on january 20th. the public ceremony will take place today. sonia sotomayor swore in the vice president yesterday. >>> one of the big things is keeping people safe. >> there will be a no fly zone within a 30-mile radius of the capitol. on the water, the coast guard will shut down six miles of the potomac. vehicle traffic restricted from using 150 blocks in the district. more measures, including toxic air detectors, plainclothes security officers and thousands of doses of antidotes in case of a chemical or biological attack are also on stand by. it's estimated that all the security costs about $120 million. you can expect tight security if you're heading to the national mall today to watch the president take the oath of office. >> news 4's megan mcgrath is live on the mall for us this morning. megan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. we're standing here on madison street. you can see that things are rather quiet. just the press primarily down here. although there are some early birds coming early trying to ge
legislative changes to america's immigration laws. the deal will address better border security and a more effective system to ensure companies don't hire illegal immigrants. it helps to create a path for citizenship for immigrants already in this country. the bipartisan effort include charles schumer and dick durbin and john mccain and marco rubio. they tout the changes in las vegas. it will be the first trip for the president's second term in office. the president is expected to discuss the gun control regulations. nevada is a state with a growing hispanic population and overwhelmingly supports gun ownership. >> we're learning that the grand jury voted to indict the parents of jon benet ramsey in 1999. three years after she was murdered in '96, alex hunter announced there wasn't enough evidence to charge anyone with her murder. a grand jury voted to indict both for child abuse but the prosecutor didn't prosecute because he wasn't sure he could get a conviction. her parents were eventually exonerated in 2008. >>> investigators are working to identify the bodies of more than 230 people who
state lawmakers about the proposed laws. >>> also today, the group commissioned to investigate the sandy hook massacre meets for the first time. this morning, the sandy hook advisory commission will hear from experts who were involved in the aftermath of the columbine and virginia tech shootings. they'll be asked to make recommendations on school safety, mental health, and gun violence prevention. the group was created last month by connecticut governor dan malloy. >>> a fire forced a family of nine out of their townhouse in prince george's county. it broke out at a townhouse on empress way in bowie. chopper 4 flew over the scene. the fire burned all three floors. nobody was hurt. investigators think a problem with the chimney or fireplace caused the fire. >>> this morning we know a mother and daughter died in the house fire on manor road in falls church. this is cell phone video showing the fire burning the front of the house. neighbors say they heard an explosion, and two brief screams about 3:30 yesterday morning. the identities of the victims have not been released. we do know both v
in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> reporter: border patrols, employer verification, a guest worker program, green cards for math and science grads and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> americans support it in poll after poll. secondly latino voters expect it. democrats want it. republicans need it. >> reporter: both sides need it. for president obama immigration reform is a first term promise not kept. >> there's room for us to come together and get something done. >> reporter: for republicans it could be a key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. >> we're losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. >> reporter: the president will talk about it in vegas. >> is he looking to play politics or solve the problem. >> reporter: the president speaks tuesday. lawmakers lay out their reform plan today. what we'll see today is just an outline. remember, they have to work out details. snoom of them. >>> president obama and secretary of state clinton were interviewed for the fi
, especially in the last couple of years. there have been more than 150 new laws by states and local legislatures in just the past two years. 19 different states acting just last year to restrict abortion rights. it's one of the reasons why this group says it wants to speak up and try to push for the overturning of roe versus wade. but a brand-new nbc poll shows 7 out of 10 want roe versus wade to stay. we will see lawmakers at that event later today. tracie potts in washington. thanks so much for that. >>> well, we have new video of a dramatic swift water rescue that happened in northeast australia today. a 14-year-old is caught by raging waters you can see him clinging to a tree before rescuers are able to pull him to safety. 27 rescues have been reported in the past two days after remnants of the tropical cyclone dumped huge amounts of rain on the region. bill karins. good morning. >>> good morning, widespread snow is going to spread from the great lakes all the way to the east coast. the air mass is plenty cold enough. this is going to be one of those light fluffy snow events, yo
office as required by law on the 20th of january. take a listen. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barak hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> i, barak hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> the office of the president of the united states -- >> the office of the president of the united states -- >> to the best of my ability -- >> to the best of my ability -- >> preserve, protect, defend -- >> preserve, protect defend -- >> the constitution of the united states -- >> the constitution of the united states -- >> so help me god -- >> so help me god -- >> thank you. thank you. thank you. i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> in case you didn't hear the last part, president obama's daughter, sasha told her dad, "you didn't mess up." in reference to the first time he took the oath in 20909. last night the president and first lady along with the vice president and mrs. biden attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste of how the evening went. >> thank you
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